**IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT HOODING:

HOODING-Hooding for Masters and Doctoral students will be decentralized for this year’s graduates. A more personalized ceremony for master’s graduates is planned to take place at the college/ school or department convocation, providing the opportunity for thesis and project chairs to hood the graduate. Doctoral graduates will be hooded at commencement ceremonies on Saturday morning, emphasizing the importance of their accomplishments before a larger audience. Doctoral students will be hooded by their respective dissertation chairs.